Roland

Roland is the founder and director of CaminoWays.com. Originally from France, he has many years of experience organising adventure holidays and globe-trotting. His quest to hike in as many countries as possible continues, so far he has walked the Camino and the Via Francigena; climbed Kilimanjaro; hiked in Nepal, New Zealand and Japan; led mountaineering groups in South America... among many other adventures.

Camino Recipe: classic tortilla

Found on every menu along the Camino de Santiago routes, Tortilla (Spanish potato omelette) is an excellent Camino recipe and one of our all-time favourites. It is also given free as a ‘Pincho’ or ‘Tapa’ in many bars across Spain. It is an absolute must-try for your trip. Everyone has a different trick or technique …

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Pilgrim’s Mass in The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Pilgrim’s Mass in The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela Many pilgrims who finish their Camino in the city of Santiago de Compostela often want to attend a special pilgrim’s mass in the cathedral. It’s the ultimate reward after the long journey to the city. This is especially true if you are walking the Camino de …

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The Ultimate Camino Challenge for 2022: Our Top 3 Recommendations

Are you looking for the ultimate Camino Challenge for 2022? Whether it’s a group challenge or a solo challenge, what better way of getting through the winter than planning and training for your next Camino challenge! The Camino de Santiago is the ultimate challenge for the body and mind. It is the most spiritual of …

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Launching Camino Guided Tours 2022 | Camino de Santiago

Our Camino Guided Tours 2022 just launched! We now have availability in 2022 for Guided tours on the Camino Frances, Camino Portugues, and Camino Finisterre in 2022. Are you looking for the perfect post-pandemic escape? The Camino de Santiago has everything – gorgeous landscapes, fresh air, open space, beach and not to mention delicious food …

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Cruz de Ferro | Camino Frances

Cruz de Ferro | Camino Frances The Cruz de Ferro, or Iron Cross, is a cross on the Camino de Santiago, located between the towns of Foncebadón and Manjarín, on the Camino Frances. It consists of a wooden pole about five feet high surmounted by an iron cross, a replica of the original preserved in …

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León: An Insider’s Guide

León: An Insider’s Guide While walking or cycling on the Camino de Santiago to Santiago de Compostela, one should consider a welcome rest in Leon and try to allow themselves some time to visit and absorb the magnificence that is Leon. Much of the surrounding region has escaped the tourist boom and remains wooded or …

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Burgos | The Camino Frances

Burgos | The Camino Frances Burgos, on the Camino Frances,  is situated at the edge of the central plateau and is the capital of the province of the same name, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. The city forms the principal crossway of north Spain with the Camino de Santiago, which goes throughout …

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St Jean Pied de Port

Camino Video: St. Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona | Camino Frances

Camino Video: St. Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona | Camino Frances Enjoy this Camino video of the first section of the Camino Frances,  St. Jean Pied de Port to Pamplona. This is one of the most varied and picturesque sections of the Camino de Santiago. Pilgrims on this section will pass through breathtaking countrysides …

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[Live] Webinar June: Walking the Full Camino Frances, Camino Portugues or Camino del Norte

It’s June and the Camino is open! We will soon be able to travel to the Camino and walk its famous ways to Santiago. We are happy to say that the sales team is busy with inquiries and travel is getting back to normal this year. One trend we have noticed is that pilgrims are …

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A Daily Pilgrim Devotional | Interview with Author G. M. T. Brosius

“Brosius’s daily devotional provides an important reminder of the purpose of pilgrimage and a legitimate addition to one’s scallop shell of quiet. He draws on many of the world’s great wisdom traditions, and that eclecticism goes to the heart of the Camino. From the stoicism of Seneca in the first century to the soulful introspection …

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Spanish Food: Part of the Culture of the Camino

Every country has its own food culture. Spain remains the most popular tourist destination for its pleasant weather, interesting culture, and also exquisite cuisine. Spanish food delicacies are still enjoyed by people in various parts of the world. The ingredients used in Spanish cooking are quite different and that generates an exotic aroma, making it …

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